Human herpesvirus 8 (HHV-8) antibodies were detected in 1 of 33 patients with pulmonary hypertension (including in 1 of 16 with idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension), 5 of 29 with cystic fibrosis, and 3 of 13 with interstitial lung disease. No relationship between HHV-8 infection and pulmonary hypertension was found.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Emerging Infectious Diseases|
|Publication status||Published - Sep 2005|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Microbiology (medical)